Just another single, polyglot, xenophilic, Texan in the kitchen...

Just another single, polyglot, xenophilic, Texan in the kitchen...

Category: vegetarian

Mom’s Blueberry Salad

Mom’s Blueberry Salad

As you can see, I didn’t bother styling this salad. I just let it be. . . A little more than 24 hours ago my mom arrived safely at home after spending more than 3 weeks with her favorite and only offspring – me :). […]

Daring Cooks?: Creamy Mushroom Sauce and Homemade Pasta

Daring Cooks?: Creamy Mushroom Sauce and Homemade Pasta

I wrote “Daring Cooks” with a question mark in the title because I didn’t really follow the instructions in this challenge (and I’m two days late!), but I was inspired by one of the dishes we were requested to make with one of the nut […]

Pizza Hut Clone Pizza Revisited

Pizza Hut Clone Pizza Revisited

My mom’s pizza: tomatoes, olives, mushrooms, jalapeños, onions, sauce, and mozzarella cheese. In May of last year, I made this clone recipe of Pizza Hut’s Pan pizza and was instantly hooked on it. I love thick and thin dough, but my favorite is the thick, […]

Cream of Tomato Soup

Cream of Tomato Soup

Here’s another dish I had to consume during my wisdom teeth “saga” (I exaggerate, of course). This soup was very good and hearty. However, it didn’t take long for me to get tired of soups. What I liked about this recipe was that it had […]

Black-Peppered Egg Noodles

Black-Peppered Egg Noodles

Click on the above photo and enlarge it to see this beautiful pasta closely. On our way back from the berry farm, my mother and I stopped at one of our favorite places – Barnes & Noble Booksellers. If you’re not familiar with this place, […]

Store and Make Ahead Flour Tortillas *UPDATE*

Store and Make Ahead Flour Tortillas *UPDATE*

From the fridge to the skillet to the calentador de tortillas hecho en México(tortilla warmer made in Mexico)! I make these flour tortillas quite often enough that I have the recipe memorized, and I know just how the masa or dough should feel. It should […]

Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes

For my first giveaway, one of the questions I posed dealt with what types of dishes you all would like to see on my blog. A couple of commenters suggested I blog about some family recipes. While most people would see this suggestion as normal […]

Jerk Chicken with Rice and “Peas”

Jerk Chicken with Rice and “Peas”

When I make international dishes, I try to be as authentic and traditional as I can possibly be as I was with the Murgh Makhani, Tamales, and Lasagne al Ragù. However, there are times when I work so hard one part of a recipe, that […]

Colcannon

Colcannon

Only a few of you guessed which statement was true about me for the Honest Scrap Award. I was waiting until today to tell you all what the truth is. So, let’s go through each one, shall we? 1. I speak 5 languages fluently.I wish!! […]

Ginger-Garlic Paste and Balti Masala

Ginger-Garlic Paste and Balti Masala

Click here to see what I made with these ingredients! A couple of months ago, my mother and I went to Half-Price Bookstore. If you’re not familiar with this store, it is a fantastic bookstore that sells various books for half of the original price […]

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